5 million children to get face masks as New Delhi battles heavy pollution

A man jogs along a street under smoggy conditions in New Delhi on November 1, 2019. New Delhi (CNN) Five million New Delhi children will be given face masks by the government as the city battles heavy smog so toxic that it threatens to … Read More

Russia Sets Up A SWIFT Alternative With India, China, & Iran To Connect Over 40% Of World Population

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With Russia and other countries planning a SWIFT alternative, will companies like Ripple see a boost in adoption for cross border payments or will the increased competition drive out these crypto projects? Russia’s SWIFT alternative (SPFS) is all set to … Read More

Pakistan warns world of grave consequences of Kashmir crisis

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* US senators say danger of a ‘miscalculation’ is always there if tensions between Pakistan and India escalate * Call upon India to afford similar transparency as Pakistan offered them in Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Imran Khan on … Read More

India vs. Pakistan: The 1 Thing That Could Spark a Nuclear War (Billions Dead)

Despite steps to increase people-to-people links between India and Pakistan, the Pakistan Army and intelligence service—which exercise a monopoly over the nation’s foreign policy—have ensured that Kashmir remains a boiling issue between the two nations. Recent India–Pakistan border skirmishes have brought … Read More

No new tariffs: Trump’s Mexico reprieve is good news for world economy

Central bank chiefs and finance ministers gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, for meetings of the Group of 20 were quick to welcome Trump’s move. President Donald Trump’s decision to drop plans for new tariffs on Mexico is rare good news for … Read More

Over 70 killed as rains wreak havoc in South Asia

File Photo KARACHI, Pakistan / New Delhi  Torrential rains followed by flash floods have claimed scores of lives across India and Pakistan, officials and local media said Wednesday. Thunderstorms in northern, central and western Indian states late on Tuesday have killed … Read More

India’s elections will be a struggle for the country’s soul

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Congress party supporters hold party flags during the launch of the party’s campaign in Punjab ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, at a Congress rally in Killi Chahlan village near Moga on March 7, 2019. Source: Narinder Nanu/AFP INDIAN … Read More

Pakistan vows retaliation for India’s airstrike on alleged militant camps

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India and Pakistan may be on the brink of yet another violent conflict after Indian jets launched strikes on suspected militant camps on Pakistani soil. Many fear an escalation could be devastating for the entire region. India said on Tuesday … Read More

Be ready for war, crisis: Chinese President Xi Jinping tells army

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China’s armed forces should be ready for combat and be prepared for unexpected crisis and war, President Xi Jinping said on Friday in his first meeting with the military top brass in Beijing in 2019. The massive and rapidly modernizing, People’s … Read More

Deadly Indian ‘rat fever’ kills at least 12, with another 54 suspected deaths

Disease spread through water, soil or food containing rodent urine has infected 372 people in southern state of Kerala. “Rat fever” has killed at least 12 people with another 54 suspected fatal cases in the southern Indian state of Kerala since August, … Read More

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